For over 300 years, the Romanov family ruled over Russia.
Its glittering Tsars and Tsarinas were autocratic despots, who between them embraced all the vices (and too few of the virtues) of absolute rulers.
Their name has become a byword for excess, avarice and cruelty, they have aroused intrigue and horror in equal measure.
Virginia Cowles offers a portrait gallery of the outstanding members of this incredible family — from Alexis (a Tartar in his wrath) and Peter the Great (a terrifying…
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Abundant, newly discovered sources shatter long-held beliefs The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 revealed, among many other things, a hidden wealth of archival documents relat..
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Alexei Romanov, heir to the Russian throne, is in deadly danger. It¹s 1916, the struggling Russian people are tired of war and are blaming their Romanov rulers for it, and some ar..
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How did Nicholas II, Russia’s last Tsar, meet his death? Shot point blank in a bungled execution by radical Bolsheviks in the Urals, Nicholas and his family disappeared from hist..
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The truth of the enduring mystery of Anastasia's fate-and the life of her most convincing impostor The passage of more than ninety years and the publication of hundreds of books in..
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Based on exclusive access to newly discovered Russian documents, the last word on the fate of the Romanov family...
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Rappaport, an expert in the field of Russian history, brings you the riveting day-by-day account of the last fourteen days of the Russian Imperial family, in this first of two book..
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One hundred years ago, revolutionaries murdered Russia’s last imperial family. Why couldn’t they escape their fate? On 17 July 1918, the Russian Revolution came for the former ..